New Delhi: In Muzaffarpur sexual and physical assault of several girls at a shelter home, a Delhi court on Monday (January 20) convicted 19 accused including NGO owner Brajesh Thakur and acquitted one. The court, however, will pronounce the quantum of sentence on January 28.
The shelter home was run by former Bihar People's Party (BPP) MLA Brajesh Thakur. Earlier, the court had deferred the order by a month till January 14 as Judge Saurabh Kulshrestha, was on leave.
The accused included eight females and 12 males. The court had held the trial for the offences of rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment, drugging of minors and criminal intimidation among other charges.